New York Pops Board Member and PopsEd Ambassador Co-Chair Kelli O'Hara shared with us some songs that help her get her day off to a great start. You can listen to her playlist here and read her thoughts on her selections below!
Song: “Golden Rule”
Performer: Stacie Morgain Lewis
"I listen to this with my children (especially my youngest) because I think it is a wonderful teaching song about how we treat each other."
Performer: Kacey Musgraves
Album: Golden Hour
"I listen to this either with my children or without to lift spirits and realize we are never alone."
Song: Adriana Lecourveur / “Ecco: respiro appena...lo son l’umile ancella” (Francesco Cilea)
Performer: Anna Netrebko, Antonio Pappana, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
“I listen when I want to remind myself what sort of artist I want to be.”
Song: “Night Song”
Performer: The Sweet Remains
Album: Night Songs
“I listen because I remember as my husband wrote this song and these harmonies and arrangements, and I love to soak in the beautiful outcome.”
Song: “Hello, Young Lovers” from The King and I (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
Performer: Julie Andrews
Album: Classic Julie, Classic Broadway by Julie Andrews
"I listen to hear a voice of comfort, one that has stayed with me and has taught me all my life, especially as it has changed."